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ArtParty Fundraiser

Save the Date! 
The 33rd Annual ArtParty is on Thursday, September 19, 6-9pm
Tickets available August 2024

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How ArtParty Supports Macomb County #artforall

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About the Event 

Each year in September, the Anton Art Center hosts a spectacular party featuring a 'taste of Macomb County', which showcases area restaurants and caterers gathered under pavilions just outside our doors. We're pleased to announce Macomb County Executive, Mark Hackel, as our Honorary Chair for the 2024 ArtParty!

Presented by First State Bank, the Anton Art Center's largest fundraising effort of the year will take place on September 19th from 6pm to 9pm. This year's ArtParty theme is Starry Night.  The event will feature a variety of entertainment options, including live music, art demonstrations, and hands-on art experiences which showcase the work the Anton does across Macomb County.


ArtParty guests stroll the venue sampling appetizers, desserts, refreshments and more, while enjoying music as they mingle and dance the night away. Our galleries and Art Market remain open during the event for guests to view current exhibitions and get a look inside our historic building.


This year’s ArtParty will feature live entertainment, 50/50 raffle, live art demonstrations and interactive activities, and plenty of opportunities to celebrate the impact of the arts in Macomb County. The event will host new forms of entertainment and expanded art demonstrations, including new participatory activities for guests. These reimagined activities will bring a new level of interest and engagement and highlight the contributions that art can have on inclusivity, education, health, economic development, and everyday life.


The Anton Art Center's ArtParty event is a highly anticipated evening of food, entertainment, and art where people can celebrate and mingle while enjoying the value that art has in our lives. The event draws supporters of the Anton Art Center, community members, and civic leaders from across Macomb County. Proceeds from the event support the Anton Art Center's programs. Tickets for the 2024 ArtParty event will be available for purchase in August.

Art plays an important role in our communities by enriching people's lives, promoting creativity and self-expression, fostering cultural understanding and appreciation, and enhancing community development. Studies have shown that engagement in the arts can have positive effects on mental health, cognitive development, and overall wellbeing. Art can also be a powerful tool for social change, as it allows individuals and communities to explore important issues and express themselves in new and meaningful ways.


Additionally, the arts have been shown to have a positive impact on local economies by attracting tourists, creating jobs, and supporting small businesses. The Anton Art Center's ArtParty event not only provides a fun and engaging way for people to support the arts, but also helps to raise awareness of the important role that art plays in our communities.


Thank you to everyone who made
ArtParty 2023 a huge success!!

Honorary Committee

Honorary Chairs

Honorable Mark Switalski (Retired)

Former Judge Jodi Debbrecht Switalski

Steering Committee

Edna Clark

John Danaher

Peggy DiMercurio

Kathryn Dimond

Mark Faremouth

Laura Fournier

Kimberly Janowicz

Terri North

Kim Ritter

Samantha Tornberg

Sandra Tornberg

Phil Gilchrist, Executive Director

Featured Restaurants


Achatz Handmade Pie Co.

Bath City Bistro

Buffalo Wild Wings

Cellar 104

Champagne Chocolates

Clementine's Pastries

El Charro

Emerson's On The Grill

Green Lantern Pizza


Mangiabevi Urban Italian

Nothing Bundt Cakes

O'Halloran's Public House

Orleans Sports Cafe


Rock Room

Salsarita's Fresh Mexican Grill

Sherwood Brewing Co.

Stahl's Prime Meats & Deli

Taqueria Mi Pueblo


Yell Sweets

Zuccaro's Banquets & Catering

Featured Entertainment
Arts Academy in the Woods
Blue Crow Entertainment
Densie Davis & The Motor City Sensations
Weirdsville Records
Old & Young Alumni of Mount Clemens High School

Featured Artist Demonstrations
Chef Mauro Querio,
Mangiabevi Urban Italian

Master Watercolorist Paula Fiebich
Master Weaver Michael Daitch
Ceramic Artist
Deanna Clyne
Ice Carver Jeff Wolf, Finesse Ice
Apple Pressing with Lauri & Jeff Jurcak

Title Sponsor

Tamer Foundation

Presenting Sponsor


Gallery Sponsor

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Special Thanks

Richard and Jane Manoogian Foundation

Craft Sponsor

Fiber Arts Sponsor

Culinary Arts Sponsor

David Weber

Fischer, Garon and
Hoyumpa, LLC


Print & Design Sponsor

Cocktail Sponsor

Venue Sponsor

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Community Arts Sponsor

New Media Arts Sponsor

Decor Sponsor

Switalski Law PLLC


Performing Arts Sponsor

Media Sponsor

Art Education Sponsor

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DaVinci Sponsors

Anna & Peter Doe

Gregory A. Buss

Stan Hirt

Macomb Community College

Petitpren, Inc.

Michelle Simasko

Patricia Woodstock

Ice Carving Sponsor

Michelle Weiss

Renoir Sponsors

Monet Sponsors

Ascension St. John Foundation

Anderson, Eckstein, and Westrick, Inc.

Anton, Sowerby & Associates

Bakes & Kropp Fine Cabinetry

Buss & Company, P.C.

First Financial Coaching

Fraser & Souweidane, PC

Gerry & Jill Cottrell

The Cleaning Authority

College for Creative Studies

Dematteis & Ricciardello, PLLC

Denise & Rick David

Dr. Judith Pritchett, Michigan State Board of Education

The Arc of Macomb County

The Octopus's Beer Garden

The Monahan Company

Arlene Breiling

Kenneth & Diane Kish

Don Ritzenhein & Kathy Grenda

Marty & Louise Borkowski

Stephanie Hawley, Flagstar Bank

Harold W. Vick Funeral Home

Macomb County Prosecutor, Peter J. Lucido

Marketing Qubed

Dave Serio

Kelly Lovati

The One Stop IT Guru

Giroux Pappas Trial Attorneys P.C.

Jeanne & Anthony Lewis

Board of Trustees

Terri North, President

Mark Sandri, Treasurer

San Juanita Barajas

Michael Daitch

Kathryn Dimond

Sandra Tornberg

Pat Woodstock

David Galli

Jeanne Schabath-Lewis, Secretary

Laura Fournier

JenClare Gawaran

Kelley Lovati

Kim Ritter

David Serio

Malea Howard


Phil Gilchrist, Executive Director

Peggy DiMercurio, Education Coordinator

Mark Faremouth, Administrative Assistant

Stephanie Hazzard, Exhibition Manager

Evans Tasiopoulos, Office Manager

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